Subject: Re: Sharing word processor docs with windows users
To: None <,>
From: Thomas Miller <>
List: netbsd-advocacy
Date: 04/27/2004 09:49:30
Peter Bex <> wrote:

> I always get lots of heat from Windows users who say stuff like ``I should
> keep up with times [sic] and just install Windows/MS Office'' because I can't
> read Word .doc documents.
> Someone already stated they never ever want to work with me again just
> because I'm such a pain in the behind when it comes to principles. ;)

[ . . . ]

> My question is this: What do you guys use to communicate in the harsh
> reality where Windows & MS Office are the common thing?

[ . . . ]

> "The process of preparing programs for a digital computer
>  is especially attractive, not only because it can be economically
>  and scientifically rewarding, but also because it can be an aesthetic
>  experience much like composing poetry or music."
> 							-- Donald Knuth


If you solve this problem, you will be as famous as Knuth!

Kindest regards,